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Many of these fiefdoms were united in the Burgundian Netherlands of the 14th and 15th centuries. The latter were ruled successively by the Spanish Spanish Netherlands and the Austrian Habsburgs Austrian Netherlands and comprised most of modern Belgium.
This was the theatre of most Franco-Spanish and Franco-Austrian wars during the 17th and 18th centuries. The reunification of the Low Countries as the United Kingdom of the Netherlands occurred at the dissolution of the First French Empire inafter the defeat of Napoleon. Independent Belgium Episode of the Belgian Revolution ofby Gustaf Wappers Inthe Belgian Revolution led to the separation of the Southern Provinces from the Netherlands and to the establishment of a Catholic and bourgeois, officially French-speaking and neutral, independent Belgium under a provisional government and a national congress.
The main political parties of the 19th century were the Catholic Party and the Liberal Partywith the Belgian Labour Party emerging towards the end of the 19th century.
French was originally the single official language adopted by the nobility and the bourgeoisie. It progressively lost its overall importance as Dutch became recognized as well. This recognition became official in and in the parliament accepted a Dutch version of the Constitution.
Inthis outcry led the Belgian state to assume responsibility for the government of the colony, henceforth called the Belgian Congo. The opening months of the war were known as the Rape of Belgium due to German excesses. Belgium assumed control of the German colonies of Ruanda-Urundi modern-day Rwanda and Burundi during the war, and in the League of Nations mandated them to Belgium.
In the aftermath of the First World War, Belgium annexed the Prussian districts of Eupen and Malmedy inthereby causing the presence of a German-speaking minority.
Cheering crowds greet British troops entering Brussels, 4 September German forces again invaded the country in Mayand 40, Belgians, over half of them Jews, were killed during the subsequent occupation and The Holocaust. From September to February the Allies liberated Belgium.
The latter has now become the European Union, for which Belgium hosts major administrations and institutions, including the European Commissionthe Council of the European Union and the extraordinary and committee sessions of the European Parliament.
Belgium has three main geographical regions; the coastal plain in the northwest and the central plateau both belong to the Anglo-Belgian Basin, and the Ardennes uplands in the southeast to the Hercynian orogenic belt.
Further inland lies a smooth, slowly rising landscape irrigated by numerous waterways, with fertile valleys and the northeastern sandy plain of the Campine Kempen. The thickly forested hills and plateaux of the Ardennes are more rugged and rocky with caves and small gorges. High Fens landscape near the German border.
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